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UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Henry, O., 1862-1910; Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
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Introduction -- The duplicity of Hargraves -- Roads of destiny -- A retrieved reformation -- The brief debut of Tildy -- A lickpenny lover -- The pendulum -- Transients in Arcadia -- The roads we take -- The furnished room -- Makes the whole world kin -- Squaring the circle -- The cop and the anthem -- The making of a New Yorker -- A cosmpolite in a cafe -- Mammon and the archer -- An unfinished story -- The last leaf -- The gift of the Magi -- The handbook of hymen -- The trimmed lamp -- The...
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Short stories, American
Poems and prose. Includes [6] p. of advertisements for Sloan's Atlanta School of Telegraphy at end
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by Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
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Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Authors
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Daly, Joseph Francis, 1840-1916
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Printed from the author's manuscript after his death
Topics: Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899, Theater, Theatrical managers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Stephenson, Gilbert Thomas, 1884-1972
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Topics: Brown, Henry Alfred, 1846-1929, Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Baptist...
"Privately printed."
Topics: Swift family, Swift, Thomas, d. 1675, Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fosdick, Lucian J. (Lucian John), b. 1849; Sevier, John, 1745-1815
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Includes index
Topics: Huguenots, Huguenots, French, French
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Garrison, S. Olin (Stephen Olin), 1853-1900
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Topics: Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896, Witness bearing (Christianity)
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Hermitage (Hermitage, Tenn.), Ladies'...
Page 93, advertising matter
Topic: Price, Thomas Frederick, 1860-1919
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Buell, Augustus C., 1847-1904
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Bibliography: v. 2, p. 355-359
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, United States. Navy
Topics: Tryon, William, 1729-1788, Governors
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Bogart, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1888
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"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854"--verso of t.p
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Pioneers, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Holden, W. W. (William Woods), 1818-1892; Boyd, William Kenneth, 1879-1938
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Introduction signed: Wm. K. Boyd
Topics: Holden, W. W. (William Woods), 1818-1892, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Henry, O., 1862-1910; Pratt, Albert Houghton; Parma, P. Mildred; I.M.Y. Company. pbl
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Introduction titled The barrage fire signed by Parma
Topic: Henry, O., 1862-1910
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Johnson, Mary Coffin, b. 1834; Coffin, Percival Brooks, 1865-1935, joint author
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Topics: Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916, Coffin, Tristram, 1605-1681, Coffin family
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Albemarle (Confederate ironclad)
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Sprunt, James, 1846-1924; Wilson, Ellen Hale
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"Compiled and edited by Ellen Hale Wilson"--T.p. verso
Topic: Sprunt, Luola Murchison, 1858-1916
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by Rodd, Rennell, 1858-1941
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Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Sangster, Margaret Elizabeth Munson, 1838-1912
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Topics: Atkinson, Frances Antoinette Bridges, 1876-1906, Spouses of clergy
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Landscape painting, Painting
Topic: Waddell, Hugh, 1734?-1773
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Topics: Compton, Lucius B. (Lucius Bunyan), 1875-1948, Evangelists -- North Carolina, Asheville (N.C.) --...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Jackson's second wife, Mary Anna was a North Carolinian
Topics: Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863, Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Foote, Anna Elizabeth; Skinner, Avery Warner, 1870-1937
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"Collateral reading" at end of most of the chapters
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786, Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, Jackson,...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Thomas Arnett was a Quaker
Topics: Arnett, Thomas, 1791-1877, Quakers
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Grasty, John S. (John Sharshall), 1825-1883
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Topics: McPheeters, S. B. (Samuel Brown), 1819-1870, Clergy
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, American wit and humor
Reprinted from Harper's magazine
Topics: Callender, James Thomson, 1758-1803, Scott, Dred, 1809-1858, Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, Trials,...
Topic: Whitaker, R. H
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Topics: Keckley, Elizabeth, ca. 1818-1907, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882,...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Hendrick, Burton Jesse, 1870-1949; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918. Correspondence
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Plates and portraits printed on both sides
Topic: Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Thorpe, Francis Newton, 1857-1926; United States. President (1829-1837 : Jackson)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-519) and index
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Bank of the United States (1816-1836)
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wesson, Wm. H. (William H.), b. 1813
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Topic: Wesson, Wm. H. (William H.), b. 1813
Address of Rev. F.H. Johnston, and Sketches by Rev. E.F. Rockwell
Topics: Hall, James, 1744-1826, Hall family, Presbyterian Church
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946; Schuyler, Remington, 1884-1955
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Dowd, Clement, 1832-1898; Vance, Robert B. (Robert Brank), 1828-1899; Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919; McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906
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Lectures, speeches, etc., by Z. B. Vance: p. 369-493
Topics: Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894, Governors, Legislators
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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P. 391-464: The hunters of Kentucky: Simon Kenton -- Jo Daviess -- Bland Ballard -- John Hardin -- Benjamin Logan -- William Russell -- Silas Harlan
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by North Carolina College for Women; Smith, William C. (William Cunningham), 1871-1943
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"Memorial volume prepared in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College and under the direction of the following committee of the faculty: William C. Smith, Viola Boddie, Mary Settle Sharpe."
Topics: McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906, Educators
Southern Pamphlets
Preface signed: S. [i.e. Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith]
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Creek War, 1813-1814
Topics: Pigott, Fenner S., 1858-1886, Methodist Episcopal Church, South
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Meigs, William Montgomery, 1852-1929
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Topic: Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Parton, James, 1822-1891
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Bibliography: v.1, p.[xiii]-xxv
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Parton, James, 1822-1891
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Bibliography: v.1, p.[xiii]-xxv
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856; Smith, Jerome Van Crowninshield, 1800-1879
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Preface signed: S. [i.e., Jerome Van Crowinshield Smith]
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Creek War, 1813-1814
Topics: Skiles, William West, 1807-1862, Episcopal Church, Missionaries, Appalachians (People)
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Andrews, R. McCants (Robert McCants)
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Topics: Merrick, John, 1859-1919, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, African American...
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Caption title: Proceedings of the bar
Topics: Pou, Edward W. (Edward William), 1830-1891, Lawyers
LTIEXP
Topic: Sermons, American
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Person, Prudence
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Title from the cover
Topics: Person family, Person, Prudence, Louisburg College, Scrapbooks, Women, Scrapbooks
Topic: Blount, William, 1749-1800
Ch. 4, 5, 20, 24, and 29 have North Carolina content
Topics: Purdie, Samuel A. (Samuel Alexander), 1843-1897, Society of Friends, Missionaries
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by Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639; Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618; Hannah, J. (John), 1818-1888
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639, Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887; United States. Congress (40th, 2nd session : 1867-1868)
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Edited by Benjamin Perley Poore. Reported for the Congressional globe by Richard Sutton, D.F. Murphy, and James T. Murphy. Index by Fisher A. Foster
Topics: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, Impeachments, Politicians
"Printed by order of the board."
Topic: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Parker, H. F. (Helen Fitch), 1827-1874
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Christopher Columbus -- Americus Vespucius -- Ferdinand De Soto -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Henry Hudson -- Captain John Smith -- Captain Miles Standish -- Lady Arabella Johnson -- John Eliot -- William Penn
Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
Topic: Grimes, Bryan, 1828-1880
Includes bibliographical references (p. xi-xii) and index
Topics: Winslow, John Ancrum, 1811-1873, Alabama (Screw sloop), Kearsarge (Sloop), United States. Navy
UNC North Carolina Biographies
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Sarah Childress attended school in Salem, N.C
Topics: Polk, Sarah Childress, 1803-1891, Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849, Boarding School for...
Bound in brown leather; stamped in gold; marbled edges
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fox, Junius Bost, 1860-1900; Brown, Abel J., 1817-1894; Lutheran Publication Society
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"The Christian's conflict, victory and reward. Memorial sermon on the death of Rev. Alfred J. Fox ... by Rev. Abel J. Brown, D.D.": p. 83-111
Topics: Fox, Alfred J., 1817-1884, Lutheran Church, Lutheran Church
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Gulliver, Lucile, b. 1882
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Murray, James, 1713-1781; Tiffany, Nina Moore; Lesley, Susan I. (Susan Inches), 1823-1904
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On the Scottish border, 1713-1735 -- A pioneer planter in North Carolina, 1735-1763 -- Bits of family history, 1749-1773 -- A Tory in Revolutionary Boston, 1765-1778 -- In exile, 1776-1781
Topics: Murray, James, 1713-1781, Murray family
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Edwards, Weldon Nathaniel, 1788-1873
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Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints
Topic: Macon, Nathaniel, 1758-1837
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fagin, Nathan Bryllion, 1892-
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Overture -- Action -- "O. Henryism" -- The moving pictures -- Verboten -- The artificial ending -- Form and substance -- Finale -- Effect
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Short story, Authorship
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Fitzhugh, Percy Keese, 1876-1950
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George Rogers Clark -- David Crockett -- Samuel Houston -- Christopher (Kit) Carson -- Richard Wooton -- William Frederick Cody -- Belzy Dodd -- George Croghan -- Daniel Boone -- Francis Marion -- Samuel Brady -- Lewis and Clark -- Zebulon Montgomery Pike -- Andrew Lewis -- General Henry W. Lawton -- Joseph, the Nez Percé -- Old John Smith -- Rube Stevens -- General George A. Custer -- James Bridger
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Pioneers, Scouts (Reconnaissance)
Includes index
Topics: Green, John Patterson, b. 1845, African Americans
Topics: Peele, John R, Tramps
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892
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Cover title
Topics: Dickson, James H. (James Henderson), 1806-1862, Physicians, Medicine
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Jennings, Al, b. 1863
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Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Authors, American
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Reynolds, Robert Rice, 1884-1963; Broadway Publishing Co. pbl
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Frontispiece and plates facing p. 12, 42, 54, 60, 72, 74 and 76
Topics: Reynolds, Robert Rice, 1884-1963, Gardner, Oliver Max, 1882-1947
Topics: Posey, Humphrey, 1780-1846, Clergy, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians
UNC North Carolina Biographies
by Wheeler, John H. (John Hill), 1806-1882
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Spaight, Richard Dobbs, 1758-1802
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Topics: Moore, James Daniel, 1846-1905, Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry...